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  1. Akita a.k.a. Akita Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region of northern Honshu, the main island of Japan. The capital is the city of Akita.
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  2. Akita is a family name.
  3. The Akita is a powerful, solid, well-proportioned and distinctive looking dog. This breed is strong and muscular with a flat, heavy head and strong, short muzzle. The head is broad and shaped like a blunt triangle. Coat colors are pure white, red, sesame and brindle. Height: 24-28 inches Weight: 75-120 poundsdogbreedinfo.

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Google previewJubb, Kennedy & Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals - Elsevieron VitalSource: 3-Volume Set (2015)

by Grant Maxie

Latin, or Mediterranean descent; the predilection in dogs for the Japanese Akita is an interesting but unexplained parallel. The histologic lesion is a destructive granulomatous endophthalmitis with abundant dispersal of melanin ( Fig. 5-50A).

Google previewThe Annual Report of the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America (1904)

by Episcopal Church. Board of Missions

temporary chapel; but Akita is a large and wellbuilt city and we should have a church building commensurate with our position. In the city of Tokyo two new preaching chapels have been opened. One is on the island of Tsukudajima, and is ...

Google previewThe Dog Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

The Akita is a substantial and strikingly handsome dog. It has a quiet dignity, is loyal and protective toward its human family, and is especially good with children. However, it tends to be domineering with other dogs. This breed needs an ...

Google previewThe Missionary Intelligencer (1905)

Akita is a lively, commanding city, li is the key to the west half of the northern portion of the island. We need another missionary family here. The Episcopalians have recently established Mr. Madely and wife in this city. A great region is open to ...

Google previewManual of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat (2009)

by Sue Paterson

The Akita is a highly predisposed breed; however, the Samoyed, Siberian husky, chow chow, Irish setter, dachshund, fox terrier, Shetland sheepdog, St Bernard and Old English sheepdog are also commonly affected. □ Non-cutaneous: ...

Google previewHandbook of Information for Passengers and Shippers by the Steamers of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha (1904)

by Nihon Yūsen Kabushiki Kaisha

Akita is a prefec- torial capital, and does a flourishing trade, principally in exporting rice to northern districts. The scenery is very fine, and the neighbouring coast is celebrated for curious rock formations. There is a public park where once stood ...

Google previewComplete Dog Care (2013)

by DK

<11 Allergy prone The Japanese Akita is a breed particularly prone to skin allergies. Signs of a possible allergic reaction include excessive licking and ...

Google previewHounds (2014)

Hunting by Scent by David Hancock

By our definition a hound, the Akita is an impressive breed, having a tangible presence, an imposing selfassurance, almost a natural grandeur about it. The Japanese Akita weighs around 70–80lb but now there is a variation in America that ...

Google previewHandbook of Information (1904)

by Nihon Yūsen Kabushiki Kaisha

Akita is a pre- fectural capital, and does a flourishing trade, principally in exporting rice to northern districts. The scenery is very fine, and the neighbouring coast is celebrated for curious rock formations. There is a public park where once stood ...

Google previewThe Complete Dog Book (2007)

20th Edition by American Kennel Club

Akita is a rugged mountainous area with cold snowy winters. There the Akita was known as matagiinu, “esteemed dog hunter,” and used to hunt bear, deer, and wild boar. The Yezo, largest and fiercest of Old World bears, was typically held at ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1892)

Akita is a center from which radiate in several directions large prosperous towns and villages. The whole province is rich and the people intelligent. Brother Tsuda , a local preacher, has been doing noble service for Christ in this place during ...

Google previewWhy Does My Dog Act That Way? (2006)

A Complete Guide to Your Dog's Personality by Stanley Coren

The Akita is a spitz-derived, or northern, breed of dog, with a curved tail carried high over the back, sharp face, and pricked ears. Akitas thus look like a shorter- haired version of the dogs that people commonly call “huskies.” It is a big dog, ...

Google previewDog the Complete Guide (1999)

Characteristics The Japanese Akita is a very powerful, majestic dog that needs careful handling. It is intelligent and friendly, with a strong hunting instinct, and makes a good guard dog, without barking too much. It needs to be kept mentally ...

Google previewAkitas (2007)

Everything about Health, Behavior, Feeding, and Care by Dan Rice, Michele Earle-Bridges

However, a healthy, nonallergic Akita is a relatively easy keeper. An in-depth, technical consideration of canine nutrition is beyond the scope of this owner's manual. Most pet owners want to know what dog food is best to buy; they don't want to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep (2012)

Chiba, Japan W Ito Akita University, Akita, Japan; Nanko Hospital, Iwate, Japan A Ivanenko Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA; Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA D C Iverson University of Wollongong, Wollongong, ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Japanese Akita Dogs, Akita inu Dogs A breed also called Akita inu, originating from Japan. It is a large strong dog with a thick coat, prick ears and a tail curling over its back. It can suffer from UVEODERMATOLOGICAL SYNDROME. Japanese ...

Google previewAn English-Dakota Dictionary (1902)

by John Poage Williamson

— Look after, awanyaka; akita. — Look at ...

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